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Puerto Rico : Its Past, Present and Promise

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Puerto Rico : Its Past, Present and Promise


Published 1965


This film describes how Puerto Rico, with too many people and too few resources, created an industrial economy and emerged from colonial rule to self - government. Governor Luis Muños Marin here decsribes his "Operation Bootstrap" program, interviewed on-camera with director Bill Deneen. The script was written by noted novelist and screenwriter Elmore Leonard.


Run time 19 minutes 56 seconds
Producer William Deneen
Production Company Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Sponsor Matt Heftler
Audio/Visual sound, color

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